September 2, 1964, in Beirut, Lebanon
Keanu Charles Reeves
6′ 1″ (1.86 m)
Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name connotes “cool breeze over the mountains” in Hawaiian, was conceived September 2, 1964, in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the offspring of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and outfit modeler, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu’s father was considered in Hawaii, of British, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and Chinese family line, and Keanu’s mother is initially from England. After his folks’ marriage crumbled, Keanu moved with his mother and progressively more youthful sister, Kim Reeves, to New York City, by then in Toronto. Stepfather #1 was Paul Aaron, a stage and film boss – he and Patricia isolated inside a year, after which she went to wed (and division) rock sponsor Robert Miller and hair salon proprietor Jack Bond. Reeves never reconnected with his organic father. In optional school, Reeves was lukewarm toward scholastics yet took an obvious interest for ice hockey (as gathering goalie, he earned the appellation “The Wall”) and sensation. He, at last, dropped out of school to look for after an acting profession.
TV And Movies
After several phase gigs and a lot of made-for-TV movies, he scored a supporting job in the Rob Lowe hockey flick Youngblood (1986), which was shot in Canada. Not long after the creation wrapped, Reeves accumulated his packs and set out toward Hollywood. Reeves jumped up on intellectuals’ radar with his presentation in haziness juvenile sensation, River’s Edge (1986), and took care of a supporting job in the Oscar-designated Dangerous Liaisons (1988) with boss Stephen Frears.
His first notable accomplishment was the job of totally rad fella Ted “Theodore” Logan in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989). The wacky time-travel film became something of a social marvel, and groups would consistently puzzle Reeves’ certified persona with that of his on-screen accomplice. He by then joined the tosses of Ron Howard’s farce, Parenthood (1989) and Lawrence Kasdan’s I Love You to Death (1990).
All through the accompanying very few years, Reeves endeavored to shake the Ted disgrace with a movement of highbrow assignments. He played a slumming rich child inverse River Phoenix’s narcoleptic male cheat in My Own Private Idaho (1991), a sad legitimate guide who finds the vampire’s asylum in Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), and Shakespearean social affair pooper Don John in Much Ado About Nothing (1993).
In 1994, the made light of on-screen character transformed into a significant going through action star with the appearance of Speed (1994). Its success declared a time of five years in which Reeves would switch to and fro between little motion pictures, for example, Feeling Minnesota (1996) and The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997), and gigantic films like A Walk in the Clouds (1995) and The Devil’s Advocate (1997). (There were a few disappointments to discharge, too: Johnny Mnemonic (1995) and Chain Reaction (1996).) After this, Reeves did the unbelievable and passed on the Speed continuation, yet he struck film industry gold again two or three years sometime later with the Wachowski family’s digital experience, The Matrix (1999).
Directly a bonafide film industry star, Keanu would appear in a string of smaller motion pictures – among them The Replacements (2000), The Watcher (2000), The Gift (2000), Sweet November (2001), and Hardball (2001) – before The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003) were both discharged in 2003.
Since the completion of The Matrix set of three, Keanu has isolated his time among standard and nonmainstream entry, landing hits with Something’s Gotta Give (2003), The Lake House (2006), and Street Kings (2008). He’s kept Matrix fans happy with motion pictures, for instance, Constantine (2005), A Scanner Darkly (2006), and The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008). Additionally, he’s swimming by and by into craftsmanship house a zone with Ellie Parker (2005), Thumbsucker (2005), The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009), and Henry’s Crime (2010).
Most starting late, as after creation on the samurai epic 47 Ronin (2013) sought after on, Keanu appeared before the camera in Side by Side (2012), a story on celluloid and progressed filmmaking, which he additionally conveyed. He also planned another Asian-influenced task, Man of Tai Chi (2013).
In 2014, Keanu assumed the title job in the activity revenge film John Wick (2014), which got mainstream with pundits and crowds the same. He repeated the job in John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), taking the now-famous character to a superior opening end of the week and significantly more exciting surveys than the first go-around.